Why Mickey Enjoys this Beer….
“New Belgium has always been my favorite craft beer, in fact Fat Tire is a staple in my refrigerator all year long. I always look forward to their seasonal options and their winter offering is by far my favorite. This winter beer is an incredible white IPA that is crisp with hop flavor and has a warming effect that you wouldn’t expect from a light colored beer. I like that New Belgium goes out of the box by not brewing a traditional dark beer for the winter season and gives you a beautiful white IPA that is reminiscent of that beautiful white stuff that falls from the sky in our winter months. If you haven’t gave it a shot be sure to do so, I highly recommend it! Being a seasonal it’s only around for a few months so be sure to grab some while its here!”
Style: White India Pale Ale
Hops: Nugget, Centennial, dry hopped with Mosaic & Amarillo
Alcohol By Volume: 6.2%
Taste Profile: Big and bitter, just what this IPA ordered. Sweetness just barely dents its IBU armor. Nevertheless the addition of wheat really smooths out the rough bitter edge. A Medium-light body, with a mouthfeel that is Resinous and slightly cloying from all those hop oils but finishes as clean and crisp.